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What's on July 31-August 6 (Daily updated)
  • | dtinews.vn | July 31, 2017 10:42 AM

HCMC- Performance by ASEAN bands at SoundSlam Festival 2017

Aug 5, 2 pm-10:30 pm

Pink Lotus Stage, September 23 Park in District 1.

Fifteen rock bands from ASEAN countries as well as Japan will play at Vietnam’s biggest rock concert, the SoundSlam Festival 2017.

They include 10 groups from HCM City and Hanoi such as Lolotica, Hac San, Windrunner and Proportions.

The concert will feature Nightmare AD from Cambodia, Every Rage I Seek from Singapore, Fathomless and Sinners Turned Saints from Thailand, and Earthists from Japan.

Pre-sale tickets of 120,000 VND can be purchased at www.ticketbox.vn, while tickets at the door are 180,000 VND.

Hanoi-Musical Performance “A Bullet for My Valentine”

Jul 31 and Aug 1, 8pm

Youth Theatre

11 Ngo Thi Nham Street, Hai Ba Trung District

The performance is about 17-year-old Hayley Brown who was locked up in a juvenile rehabilitation centre in the early 1930s. After a failed escape attempt, she comes under the radar of 18-year-old Eli Weston, his gang and extensive history of trouble. Intrigued by the new girl’s peculiarly fickle nature, Eli is in for an even bigger surprise when Hayley offers to help him find a way out.

Free admission

Hanoi- Subscription Concert Vol. 102

Aug 4, 8pm,

Hanoi Opera House, 1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District,

Featuring the participation of conductor Le Phi Phi, flute solo Le Thu Huong and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO).

Tickets: VND500,000 – VND350,000 – VND200,000

Hanoi- Fansland – “The Phantom of the Opera” Tribute

VUI Studio, 3C Tong Duy Tan Street, Hoan Kiem District

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Phantom of the Opera (1987), a special series of 4-5 screenings (from high-definition videos) of one of the greatest masterpieces of the 20th century will take place at 8 pm every Friday from July 28 2017.

Free admission

Toyota Concert 2017 to come to HCM City, Hanoi, Vinh Phuc

Aug 6, HCMC

Hanoi Opera House, Aug 25-26

Aug 19, Vinh Phuc Theatre

Four concert nights themed “The romantic love songs” at the annual concert will be conducted by Japanese Honna Tesuji and feature performances by Vietnamese pianist Nguyen Viet Trung, singers Dang Duong and Dao To Loan and the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra.

This is the 20th year of the event which aims to bring classical music to local music lovers. All money raised from ticket sales will be donated to the “Toyota Musical Scholarship for Vietnamese Young Music Talents” programme.

HCMC- Notos Quartett in Concert: “Viennese Melange”

Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music, 112 Nguyen Du Street, District 1,

Notos Quartett, the award winning piano quartet from Germany will perform a special concert in Ho Chi Minh City, playing selected music by some of the best loved composers including Mozart, Schubert, Brahms, Mahler, and the legendary Austrian violinist Fritz Kreisler. The concert is a reminiscence of Vienna in the late 18th early 19th centuries, when this glorious imperial city was the world capital of classical and romantic music.

Tickets: VND300,000 – VND250,000


Hanoi-Exhibition “Community • Co-design • Architecture”

Nanoco Gallery, 4th floor, 83 Lang Street, Dong Da District,

Featuring collaborative design (co-design) processes in community-based architecture projects, researched and developed by Norwegian architect Alexander E. Furunes under Norwegian Artistic Research Programme.

Hanoi- Exhibition “Sparkling – Collection of Lacquered and Gilded Wood Objects”

1st floor, Vietnam National Museum of History, 1 Trang Tien Street, Hoan Kiem District

Introducing nearly 100 documents and objects dating back from the Le and Nguyen dynasties from the 17th to the early 20th century – a brilliant time of development in the lacquering and gilding industry – include unique and rare items showed to the public for the first time. The objects selected for display are of various bold designs with unique decorative patterns.

Hanoi-Games and Realities Exhibition

Goethe Institute, 56-58 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ba Dinh District

Featuring eighteen politically-ambitious computer games from the past twelve years, the touring interactive exhibition ‘Games and Realities’ examines how computer games hold political potential.

HCMC-Exhibition 'Then I Can Turn the World Upside Down'

Salon Saigon

6D Ngo Thoi Nhiem, Ward 7, District 3

An exhibition of works on paper by five Vietnam-based contemporary artists. Each work explores in its own subjective way, Le Hoang Bich Phuong, Mai Hoang, Nguyen Manh Hung, Florian Nguyen and Hoang Nam Viet, the myriad of possibilities inherent in the medium of drawing to create imaginary realities which evoke the subconscious.

With their ink and paper, the artists have created visions of hidden beauty and reinterpretations of the world, revealing quasi-hallucinatory perspectives on otherwise too familiar landscapes.

HCMC- Exhibition ‘House of Nguyen II’ by Tran Minh Tam

Craig Thomas Gallery, 27i Tran Nhat Duat, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1,

A solo exhibition of oil and lacquer paintings on wood by Saigon-based artist Tran Minh Tam.

First time art lovers and collectors became familiar with Tran Minh Tam’s portrayal of royal characters from the past in 2013, when he introduced his House of Nguyen I series.

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